Saturday, September 4, 2010

Soya Kabab


½ cup fresh beetroot grated
½ cup carrots grated
1 cup nutrela or soya chunks –prepare as per package directions .
or boil it in water for 2-3 mints ,take out them in a separate bowl , don’t squeeze the water thro them Its going to be dry anyway while preparing the crumble for kebabs.
Now grind it in mixer if using Nutrela soya .
½ cup of Chana Dal
Prepare the Chana Dal
½ cup chana dal
cook it in pressure cooker ,
add 1-2 tbs of ginger/garlic paste
1 tsp of salt or required as per taste .
1 tsp of garam masala.
Pressure cook the dal and cool .TIP- discard excess water that remains, it will help to get an even dry crumble For Kebabs . .Puree this in mixer, to get a creamy paste
Now to the filling preparations for kebabs
1 small onion
1 tsp of cumin seeds
1 tsp of coriander powder
½ tsp of salt
some raisins
roasted peanut
3-4 tbs of Sooji/Semolina/cream of wheat
Oil for frying the mixer/filling and Kebabs .


In a hot Kadai/heavy Bottom Pan , add 1 tbs of oil, fry the onions ,then add grated beetroot ,carrots and grinded soya chunks
Add all dry masala Powder. Fry them at low.Add salt .
Now add the pureed Chana Dal crumble ,gently mix in them till the mixture is dry .Fry it at low for 5 mints .Add raisins and roasted peanuts .
Take out the mixture in a bowl ,Shape them in to Round Patties with the help of your hand .Gently press them to the shape of Kebabs.
TIP –Now Roll them in semolina /Sooji/cream of wheat .For this take 3-4 heaped Tbs of Sooji in a plate and then Roll them in sooji ,this way it will help to hold the Kebabs.
Now Tava/Gridle Fry them slightly with Desi Ghee or Oil..
It will take 1-2 mints to fry each side of Kebabs .For better Results fry them in Batches of 4.
Take out in serving Plate and enjoy.
Happy Cooking friends.


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